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Maymester Course: Black Dance

AAS 4970: Black Dance

From Bahia to Dakar, Cuba to Guinea, New York to Port of Spain, the rhythms of moving bodies signify and identify communities of people.  In dancehalls, sacred spaces, and neighborhood yards people speak to one another through a vocabulary of hips, steps, twists, and breaks.  This course… more »

English Department Open House, Tuesday 4/22 at 12:30 P.M.

Posted On April 16, 2014
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Jones-ing for the end of the semester? Come celebrate the final days of spring 2014 at the annual Department of English Open House, Tuesday, 22 April, 12:30 until 2-ish, in the Troy Moore Library, 939 Langdale Hall. Enjoy a free lunch and have a piece of cake: it’s Henry Fielding’s birthday.

Faculty will also be on… more »

2014 Helen Ingram Plummer Lecture: Mustafa Akyol

Posted On April 15, 2014
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Please join the College of Arts and Sciences in welcoming author Mustafa Akyol as the 2014 Hellen Ingram Plummer Lecturer. His lecture, “The Future of Islamism: Lessons from Tunisia, Egypt, and Turkey” will be Thursday, April 17th at 11am in the Speakers Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Akyol, author of… more »

College announces 2014 Outstanding Alumni Awards

The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the winners of its 2014 Outstanding Alumni Awards: Micah Stansell and David Liss.

Stansell is a filmmaker and installation artist who has won numerous prestigious awards, including a Student Academy Award nomination. Liss is an author and comic book writer whose bestselling books have… more »

New study-abroad program in India launches this fall

For the first time, Georgia State University students can experience academic life in India.

“This is a part of the world that students have a lot of interest in, but there’s not a lot of opportunity,” said Dr. S. Rashid Naim, director of undergraduate studies for Political Science. “It’s a very important part of the… more »